Open main menu

Helicella is a genus of small to medium-sized, air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family Geomitridae,[2] the hairy snails and their allies.

Helicella
Helicella-itala 03.jpg
Two views of a shell of Helicella itala
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Infraclass: Euthyneura
Superorder: Eupulmonata
Order: Stylommatophora
Informal group: Sigmurethra
Family: Hygromiidae
Genus: Helicella
Férussac, 1821[1]

SpeciesEdit

Species within the genus Helicella include:[3]

synonyms:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Férussac A. E. J. P. J. F. d'Audebard de [1821-1822]. Tableaux systématiques des animaux mollusques classés en familles naturelles, dans lesquels on a établi la concordance de tous les systèmes; suivis d'un prodrome général pour tous les mollusques terrestres ou fluviatiles, vivants ou fossiles. pp. j-xlvij [= 1-47], [1], 1-110, [1]. Paris, Londres.
  2. ^ Razkin, Oihana; Gómez-Moliner, Benjamín Juán; Prieto, Carlos Enrique; Martínez-Ortí, Alberto; Arrébola, José Ramón; Muñoz, Benito; Chueca, Luis Javier; Madeira, María José (February 2015). "Molecular phylogeny of the western Palaearctic Helicoidea (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 83: 99–117. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2014.11.014. ISSN 1055-7903.
  3. ^ "Species in genus Helicella". AnimalBase, accessed 29 June 2010.